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  • Research & Policy

    Making Dirty Land Clean: An Analysis of New York City’s Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP)

    July 31st 2018

    A new policy brief by the NYU Furman Center examines how New York City’s Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP) is being used to redevelop hundreds of brownfield sites in the city. The VCP is the city’s primary brownfield remediation program, providing oversight and support for developers to clean up properties with actual or potential contamination. The policy brief released today, Making Dirty Land Clean: An Analysis of New York City’s Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP), sheds light on this city program to incentivize remediation and redevelopment of contaminated sites. Read more »

  • The State of New York City’s Subsidized Housing in 2017

    June 28th 2018

    The NYU Furman Center released a new fact brief on the state of New York City’s subsidized housing. The brief reviews major programs used to develop and preserve affordable housing in the city, and provides the number and location of properties benefitting from a subsidy or incentive in 2017. Read more »

  • News & Events

    Presentation and Panel Discussion on New York City’s Housing Stock

    June 12th 2018

    On May 24, 2018, the NYU Furman Center hosted an event to present key findings from a new report, Focus on Changes in New York City’s Housing Stock. Read more »

  • Research & Policy

    REPORT: Growth in NYC’s Housing Stock is Outpaced by Growth in Adult Population and Job Growth

    May 24th 2018

    NYU Furman Center report explores changes in the New York City housing stock over time, factors that drive demand for housing, and measures of the responsiveness of housing supply; finds that housing stock is not growing enough to adequately moderate pressures that increasing demand is putting on rents and housing prices. Read more »

  • Research & Policy

    State of New York City’s Housing and Neighborhoods in 2017

    May 24th 2018

    The State of New York City’s Housing and Neighborhoods report, published annually by the NYU Furman Center, provides a compendium of data and analysis about New York City’s housing, land use, demographics, and quality of life for each borough and the city’s 59 community districts. Indicators are available for download on CoreData.nyc. Read more »

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